Media Release

Crisis Center Receives Reaccreditation

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 3:45 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Crisis Center was recently notified of their successful reaccreditation by the American Association of Suicidology (AAS). The Center is one of over 150 suicide and crisis intervention agencies in North America accredited by AAS.

In 1976, the Crisis Center became the fourth center in the US to be accredited for its work in suicide prevention. This year, the Center will celebrate 35 years of continuous accreditation and 42 years of service. The Crisis Center offers 24 hour per day phone crisis and suicide intervention counseling to all residents of Alachua County.

For more information about AAS, click here.

For more information about Crisis Center services, click here or call 352-264-6785.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).